My Dog Skip (2000)
Title: My Dog Skip (2000)
Author: Rated PG
Set in Mississippi in the late 1940s and based on Willie Morris’ boyhood memoirs. Eight-year-old Willie loses his only friend in the world to the draft, until his mother gives him a puppy for his birthday.
Who says best friends have to be human? not willie morris who receives a talented terrier named skip for his birthday. With skips remarkable and unconventional help willie and skip turn bullies into friends tangle with hapless moonshiners and even win the affections of the prettiest girl in school.